Last week, Vegas Seven descended on MAGIC/Project market week to scan the crowds for fashion-savvy visitors and to get a feel for the latest looks.
Split between the Mandalay Bay and Las Vegas Convention Centers, MAGIC is one of the world’s largest apparel, accessories and footwear trade shows. The February show drew around 56,000 visitors and 5,000 new and established brands from over 80 countries.
Name: Jordan Fox
Occupation: Buyer for Stade Co.
From: Orange County
Wearing: Vans beanie, vintage shirt and Nasty Gal pants
What’s your fashion motto? Whatever I’m feeling, whatever feels right and what the weather’s doing.
Name: Jannelle Hill
Occupation: Public relations intern for Dear John Denim
From: Los Angeles
Wearing: Forever 21 pants, H&M shirt, shoes & scarf unknown
Describe your style: Relaxed, cool and comfortable.
Name: Gabi Wollschläger
Wearing: Head-to-toe Mango
Have you been inspired at Project? Absolutely, it’s been overwhelming and enjoyable at the same time. We always do great business.
Name: Irene Louriso
Wearing: Joe’s Jeans, Miu Miu shoes, shirt unknown
How are you finding Day 2 of Project? Great. It’s always a great experience for us as a business.
Name: Eric Ueland
Wearing: Tiger of Sweden shirt and blazer, Filson bag and vintage pants
Describe your style: Smart, tailored and fitting.
Name: Drew Rudichuk
Occupation: Owner of Calgary, AB
Wearing: Zegna shirt and blazer, Velour chinos, Wings + Horns tie, Allan Edmonds boots and Filson bag.
What’s your style influence? I’m going through a European theme at the moment so I really love the Swedish style.
Name: Thomas Dant
Wearing: JCP cardigan, H&M T-shirt, Levi’s jeans and Aldo Mr. B’s boots
What brings you to MAGIC? I’m opening my own boutique in August called James Dant.
Name: Kiley Kouture
Occupation: Owner of ShopKouture.com
From: New York
Wearing: Wildfox White Label top, Tripp NYC pants, Unif shoes, Alexander Wang bag
What’s your style influence? I’m inspired by the late ‘80s early ‘90s looks with a little punk thrown in. Always super girlie, though.
Name: Kerrie Inouye
Occupation: Owner of Ava Sky
Wearing: Coral dress by Ava Sky
Describe your personal style? We mainly supply resort wear, so all of our dresses are free flowing and this year we’ve introduced on-trend floral prints, so my style kind of reflects my collection.
Name: Kayci Wun
Gap scarf, All Saints T-shirt, BB’s tights, jacket from Korea and Nike sneakers
Describe your in three words.
Bright, bold and funky.
Name: Briana King
From: Los Angeles
Wearing: Divided leather jacket, vintage pants and YRU shoes
What’s your style? Funky as shit.
Name: Dario Smith
Occupation: Photographer/Stylist/Image Consultant
From: San Francisco
Wearing: Uniqlo chinos and shirt, Tommy Hilfiger tie, Levi’s vest, boots from Italy, Brooklyn Circus hat, Penfield bag. “The Jacket is a secret between me and my tailor.”
Describe your style in three words. Bold and covertly comfortable.
Name: Daniel Crews
Occupation: Buyer/Owner of Bellfield Clothing.
From: United Kingdom
Wearing: Head-to-toe Bellfield, of course.
Do you have a fashion motto? Be comfortable and be yourself.